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South Africa's Top Court Dismisses Pistorius' Bid to Appeal Murder Sentence

South Africa's Constitutional Court has dismissed an application by paralympic gold medalist Oscar Pistorius to appeal his sentence for murdering his girlfriend, legal documents showed on Monday. Pistorious was initially jailed for six years for shooting dead Reeva Steenkamp, but prosecutors argued that sentence had been "shockingly lenient" and an appeal court agreed in November to more than double the term to 15 years. Pistorius challenged the appeals court's ruling...

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